Ai-Ai de las Alas
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|Ai-Ai de las Alas|
|Born||Martina Aileen de las Alas
November 11, 1964 
San Luis, Batangas,
|Spouse(s)||Miguel Vera (m. 1989–96)
Jed Salang (m. 2013)
Martina Aileen de las Alas, professionally known as Ai-Ai de las Alas, is a Filipino actress of film and television, dubbed as the "Philippine Queen of Comedy" and "Comedy Concert Queen". De las Alas first gained nationwide recognition for her movie Ang Tanging Ina which became a blockbuster hit. Due to the movie's popularity, it received a TV series spin-off with Alas again taking the lead role. The movie eventually spawned two sequels; "Ang Tanging Ina N'yong Lahat" and "Ang Tanging Ina Mo (Last na 'To!)".
De las Alas is the daughter of Engr. Rosendo de las Alas (1920–2008) and Gregoria de las Alas née Hernández (died 30 December 2013), and was later adopted by her spinster aunt, Justa de las Alas. She earned a Mass Communication degree from Far Eastern University (FEU) in 1985.
She was married to actor Miguel Vera and had two children; de las Alas also had a son from a previous relationship. Before acting, she worked as a sales lady in a department store and also performed as a stand-up comic in comedy bars around Metro Manila. She married 28-year old American businessman Jed Salang on April 3, 2013. Her marriage to Salang, who is 20 years her junior, ended after a month, with de las Alas confirming their separation on May 19.
De las Alas has done several movies including blockbuster hit Ang Tanging Ina produced by Star Cinema. It was followed by more comedy films like Volta where she played a superhero, which spun off into a television series. In the noon-time television show MTB: Ang Saya Saya she was one of the lead hosts. In prime-time teleseries, she played an important role in the TV remake of Bituing Walang Ningning as Dorina's mother. She has also acted in the films Ang Cute Ng Ina Mo, Ang Tanging Ina N'yong Lahat and Pasukob.
She also released her first album with Star Records entitled Ang Tanging Ina Nyo, featuring six novelty tunes, with tracks including "Tanging Ina Nyo", "Volta", "Dance-phabet", "Tong Twalya", "Si Manloloko" and "Super Papa". On November 4, 2014, De las Alas was interviewed by TV Patrol on set of a music video filming on the night of November 3. During the November 9 episode of ASAP 19, she premiered her song "Nandito Lang Ako" and revealed that she will be going under the stage name of ADA. She stated that she was inspired by Jennifer Lopez's nickname J.Lo.
|2013||Kung Fu Divas||Charlotte/Lyna|
|Bromance: My Brother's Romance||Woman in the mausoleum|
|2012||Sisterakas||Bernadette "Detty" S. Maningas|
|2011||Enteng Ng Ina Mo||Ina Montecillo|
|Who's that Girl?||Mr. Enduque's mistress|
|2010||Ang Tanging Ina Mo (Last na 'To!)||Ina Montecillo|
|2009||Ang Tanging Pamilya: A Marry Go Round||Sunshine Sicat|
|BFF: (Best Friends Forever)||Frances|
|2008||Ang Tanging Ina N'yong Lahat||Ina Montecillo|
|Ikaw Pa Rin: Bongga Ka Boy!||Dra. Baby Holmes|
|2007||Pasukob||Julia San Miguel|
|Ang Cute Ng Ina Mo||Georgia Quizon|
|2006||Kapag Tumibok Ang Puso: Not Once, But Twice||Love|
|2005||Shake, Rattle and Roll 2k5||Ispiritista|
|Ang Tanging Ina||Ina Montecillo|
|2000||Bakit Ba Ganyan? (Ewan Ko nga ba, Darling)|
|1999||Kiss Mo 'Ko||Pola|
|Ms. Kristina Moran, Ang Babaeng Palaban||Ms. Kristine Moran|
|It's Cool Bulol|
|1997||Isang Tanong, Isang Sagot||Kiry|
|Computer Kombat||Mama Tasinig|
|1994||Darna: Ang Pagbabalik|
|1993||Bulag, Pipi at Bingi||Cinderella|
|1992||Guwapings: The First Adventure||Vivian|
|Shake Rattle & Roll 4||Astrude|
|1991||Shake Rattle & Roll 3||Dezzi Rae|
|Underage Too||Yaya Kristina|
|1990||Wooly Booly 2: Ang Titser Kong Alien|
|Bakit Kay Tagal ng Sandali?|
|Rocky n Rolly: Suntok Sabay Takbo|
|1989||Romeo Loves Juliet... But Their Families Hate Each Other!|
|Wooly Booly: Ang Classmate Kong Alien|
|Gawa Na Ang Balang Para sa Akin|
|1988||Regal Shocker: The Movie||Marida|
|1987||Mga Syanong Parak||Lalang|
|Dalawang Larawan ng Pag-ibig||Kris Ananie|
|1985||Sana Kahit Minsan||Jenny Mae|
|2014||Mars Ravelo's Dyesebel||Banak||ABS-CBN|
|2013||Bet on Your Baby||Herself/Contestant|
|Wansapanataym: Moomoo Knows Best||Joanna|
|2013||Toda Max||Vangie "Van" Batumbakal||
|Maalaala Mo Kaya: Kulungan||Susana|
|2012||Toda Max||Nurse Aina|
|Wako Wako||Dyosa Marishka|
|2011||My Binondo Girl||Zenaida "Zheny" Dimaguiba|
|Maria La Del Barrio||Casilda Dimaculangan|
|Maalaala Mo Kaya: Krus||Susana|
|Your Song Presents: Maling Akala||Buena Cobangbang|
|M3 (Malay Mo Ma-develop)||Kring-Kring|
|Maalaala Mo Kaya: Xylophone||Alice|
|2010–2013||Pilipinas Got Talent||Herself/Judge|
|2009||Agimat: Ang Mga Alamat ni Ramon Revilla Presents: Pepeng Agimat||Gloring Dimaanta|
|Maalaala Mo Kaya: Pansit||Bining|
|May Bukas Pa||Delilah|
|Ruffa & Ai||Herself/Host|
|2008||I Love Betty La Fea||Julia Pengson|
|2007||Princess Sarah||Rama Dass|
|2006||Love Spell Presents: Pasko Na, Santa Ko||Satana|
|Bituing Walang Ningning||Adora|
|2005||My Juan and Only||Mercy|
|ETK (Entertainment Konek)||Herself/Guest|
|2003–2005||Ang Tanging Ina||Ina Montecillo|
|2003||Masayang Tanghali Bayan||Herself/Host|
|2002||Maalaala Mo Kaya: Gown||Ingrid|
|2000||Arriba, Arriba!||Venus Arriba|
|1999||Comedy Central Market||Herself||
|1998–2005||Magandang Tanghali Bayan||Herself/Host||
|1997||1 For 3||Tambulite||
|1993||Salo-Salo Together (SST)||Herself/Host|
|1991–1994||R.S.V.P.||Herself/Host/Cheenie La Chicka|
Awards and nominations
|Year||Association||Awards and Nominations||Result|
|2013||44th Guillermo Mendoza Memorial Scholarship Foundation||Phenomenal Box Office Stars
|PMPC Star Awards for Movies||Darling of the Press||Nominated|
|2012||43rd Guillermo Mendoza Memorial Scholarship Foundation||Phenomenal Box Office Stars
|PMPC Star Awards for Movies||Darling of the Press||Nominated|
|PMPC Star Awards for Movies||Movie Actress of the Year (Enteng Ng Ina Mo)||Nominated|
|43rd GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards||Comedy Box-Office Tandem (Enteng Ng Ina Mo)
with (Vic Sotto)
|PMPC Star Awards for Movies||Movie Actress of the Year (Ang Tanging Ina Mo (Last na 'To!)||Nominated|
|2011||42nd GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards||Box-Office Queen (Ang Tanging Ina Mo (Last na 'To!))||Won|
|PMPC Star Awards for TV||Female Face of the Night||Won|
|9th Gawad Tanglaw||Presidential Jury Award||Won|
|36th Metro Manila Film Festival Philippines||Best Actress (Enteng Ng Ina Mo)||Nominated|
|FAP Awards||Best Actress (Ang Tanging Ina Mo (Last na 'To!)||Nominated|
|Golden Screen Awards||Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Musical or Comedy) (Ang Tanging Ina Mo (Last na 'To!)||Nominated|
|PMPC Star Awards for TV||Best Comedy Actress (M3: Malay Mo Ma-develop)||Won|
|PMPC Star Awards for TV||Best Single Performance by an Actress (Maalaala Mo Kaya: Krus)||Won|
|2010||41st Guillermo Mendoza Memorial Scholarship Foundation||Box-Office Queen (Ang Tanging Ina Mo (Last na 'To!))||Won|
|59th FAMAS||Best Actress (Ang Tanging Ina Mo (Last na 'To!))||Won|
|36th Metro Manila Film Festival Philippines||Best Actress Ang Tanging Ina Mo (Last na 'To!)'||Won|
|2009||Golden Screen Awards||Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Musical or Comedy) (Ang Tanging Ina N'yong Lahat)||Nominated|
|FAP Awards||Best Actress (Ang Tanging Ina N'yong Lahat)||Nominated|
|40th Guillermo Mendoza Memorial Scholarship Foundation||Comedy Box-Office Queen||Won|
|2008||22nd Star Awards for Television||Best Comedy Actress||Nominated|
|24th PMPC Star Awards for Movies||Best Movie Actress (Ang Cute Ng Ina Mo)||Won|
|2007||21st PMPC Star Awards for Television||Best Drama Actress||Nominated|
|2004||FAMAS Awards||Best Actress (Ang Tanging Ina)||Nominated|
|Star Awards for Television||Best Gameshow Host (Singgaling)||Won|
|Star Awards for Television||Best Comedy Actress (Ang Tanging Ina)||Won|
|2003||Star Awards for Television||Best Comedy Actress (Whattamen)||Won|
|35th Guillermo Mendoza Memorial Scholarship Foundation||Box- Office Queen (Ang Tanging Ina)||Won|
|2002||Star Awards for Television||Best Comedy Actress (Whattamen)||Won|
|2000||Star Awards for Television||Best Gameshow Host (Singgaling)||Won|
|1999||Star Awards for Television||Best Comedy Actress (Ibang Klase)||Won|
|1998||Star Awards for Television||Best Comedy Actress||Won|
- "Ai-Ai asks Erap for a house on her birthday". ABS-CBN News. November 12, 2009.
- Mario Dumaual (June 3, 2010). "Ai Ai Delas Alas goes back to school". ABS-CBN News.
- Alex Valentin Brosas (October 31, 2009). "Ai-Ai-Miguel: 'Tanging Pamilya' reconstructed?". Manila Bulletin.
- Pilar Mateo (May 18, 2007). "Remember Miguel Vera?". Philippine Entertainment Portal.
- Glenda Villena (February 21, 2011). "Ai Ai reveals sad past as adopted child". OMG! Yahoo Philippines News.
- Gerry Ocampo (December 4, 2010). "Ai-Ai shares her life story". People's Journal.
- "Right at home at her super sosyal house". Philippine Entertainment Portal. February 24, 2009.
- "PIDC Mabuhay Festival". The Philippine Reporter. July 19, 2008.
- "Ai Ai's search for fairy-tale ending fails again". 20 May 2013. ABS CBN. Retrieved 6 June 2013.
- "Ai Ai breaks down as she confirms breakup". 19 May 2013. ABS CBN. Retrieved 6 June 2013.
- "In Tune: Ai Ai delas Alas gears for ‘reboot’". Star Cinemas ABS-CBN. 4 November 2014. Retrieved 6 November 2014.
- "OFFICIAL: ADA The EDM Diva Is Ai Ai Delas Alas!". Star Music. 9 November 2014. Retrieved 9 November 2014.
- "44th Guillermo Mendoza Box-Office Entertainment Awards". Pep.ph. Retrieved 2014-05-19.
- "Vice Ganda named Phenomenal Box-Office Star; Derek Ramsay is Box-Office King while Anne Curtis and Cristine Reyes share Box-Office Queen title". Pep.ph. Retrieved 2014-05-20.
- "42nd Box-Office Entertainment Awards honors outstanding actors and actresses of 2010". Pep.ph. Retrieved 2014-05-21.
- "40th Box Office Entertainment Awards given out". Pep.ph. Retrieved 2014-05-21.